Phone (508) 228-7285
The following members of the Nantucket School Committee are elected by the community to serve three year terms. Their responsibilities are outlined as follows:
The school committee encourages you to attend their meetings held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month in the Nantucket High School Large Group Instruction (LGI) Room at 6:00pm.
ZONA TANNER - BUTLER, firstname.lastname@example.org
Zona and her husband of 28 years, moved to Nantucket in 1988. Together they have three children, one (the youngest) is currently a Junior in Nantucket High School. After a 26 year banking career with Nantucket Bank, Zona retired to focus more on her family and continues to contribute to the decades of volunteer work with such community groups as the Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, Nantucket Food Pantry, and the Nantucket Methodist Church, as well as helping the Friends of Nantucket Public Schools and a number of Nantucket Public School Clubs. In her spare time, Zona enjoys reading, researching, and home improvement projects.
JENNIFER ILLER, CHAIR, email@example.com
She received a Bachelor degree from Saint Michael's College in Winooski Park, Vermont. She maintains a current EMT certification and works year round as a property manager. She is a former graduate from the Nantucket Public Schools and is currently a parent of three enrolled students. She is also an active volunteer within the district.
TIMOTHY LEPORE, MD, VICE CHAIR, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Lepore's interests include flintnapping and falconry and he is an avid runner, completing, not competing, in the past 44 consecutive Boston Marathons. His idea of relaxation is catching up on his professional reading and a variety of non-fiction books. "Island Practice" a non-fiction work highlighting Dr. Lepore's work on the island was published the summer of 2012.
MELISSA MURPHY, SECRETARY, email@example.com
Melissa was elected to the School Committee in the Spring of 2009 and has played a variety of roles as Vice Chair and Secretary but most loves being part of the lead policy making body for the schools. She continues to volunteer her time to various organizations, was previously working with the Dreamland Theatre and has recently accepted a job with the Visitor Center of Nantucket.
PAULINE PROCH, firstname.lastname@example.org
Pauline is the Executive Director for Egan Maritime Institute joining in July 2012 after spending ten years at the Nantucket Public Schools. At NPS she served four years as the Outreach Coordinator, then Interim Director and then Executive Director for the Community School. Prior to that, she worked in various capacities for the Nantucket AIDS Nework. Pauline volunteers for several non-profits and is always looking for ways to help make a difference for our students and families, never forgetting that time spent with her family is truly the most rewarding.